Joseph Simone mainly handles intellectual
property protection matters in Greater China. He routinely represents
multinationals across a broad range of industries in relation to enforcement,
registration and licensing of trademarks, copyrights, patents and domain names.
Mr. Simone also assists clients in dealing with disputes involving trade
secrets and unfair competition.
Mr. Simone is particularly active in
government affairs work relating to IP protection in the People's Republic of
China. He represents coalitions of brand owners in joint anti-counterfeiting
trademark registration and enforcement portfolios in China for leading
multinationals in the IT, food and beverage, fashion and cosmetics industries.
coalition of fashion brands to clean up notorious retail and wholesale markets
in major cities in China relying on "landlord liability strategies.
industry associations in preparing position papers and briefings focusing on
counterfeiting and other critical IP concerns in China.
multinational clients in recovering .cn domain names from pirates.
Associations and Memberships
Institute of Trade Mark Practitioners
California~United States (1988)
American University (J.D.)
University of Pennsylvania (B.A.) (1984)